The latest car sales figures gave us a glimpse of a new era in Irish motoring. Not only did we have a new name at the top of the sales league, but th(...)

 Gardaí at the scene of the shooting of Eddie Hutch at Poplar Row, North Strand, Dublin on Monday. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

The getaway car used in the murder of Eddie Hutch on Monday night was not stolen and “significant progress” has been made in tracing its owner, gardaí(...)

Volkswagen’s share of the market for new cars declined from 9.4 per cent to 8.7 per cent in the year to January, following on from publication of detail about its attempts to rig emissions tests

The number of new private cars licensed for the first time rose 34.8 per cent to 27,106 in January compared to the same month a year earlier, new figu(...)

Toyota said it expected to post a record net profit of 2.27 trillion yen ($19.43 billion) in the year to March

Toyota raised its full-year net profit forecast on Friday due to improvements in its Chinese operations, while the Japanese automaker also lifted its (...)

Volkswagen Financial Services, a bank owned by Volkswagen, in Braunschweig, Germany. Volkswagen Financial Services has helped VW’s growth, but its focus on the company’s cars could endanger profits if the emissions-cheating scandal continues to undercut sales. (Gordon Welters/The New York Times)

Volkswagen is more than just a scandal-plagued automaker. It is also one of Europe’s largest banks, and its loan portfolio appears vulnerable to the (...)

January new car registrations were up nearly 34%  on the same month last year

As an economic bellwether, buoyant new car sales are a major consumer indicator. Similarly the sales of new commercial vehicles shows increased activi(...)

Hyundai is the best-selling new car brand on the Irish market this year, with the Tucson being the most popular model on the market last month

New car sales rose 33.6 per cent in January compared to the same month last year, with 39,812 new 161 registrations. Hyundai finished the month as (...)

Audi: top choice for Irish drivers

Irish motorists do not support moves to link motoring fines with a person’s income. The survey of 6,255 motorists in Ireland by insurance firm 123.ie(...)

2 Custom House Plaza:  18-year-old block owned by an investment syndicate assembled by Irish Life Assurance

Four daughters of the late Tim Mahony, founding chairman of Toyota Ireland, have bought a high-profile office investment in Dublin’s IFSC for just ov(...)

RAV4: Toyota’s compact SUV offers an extremely relaxed drive around town and on the motorway

Toyota may be one of the world’s biggest brands but it has also established itself as the pioneer hybrid brand at this stage. Sales of hybrid version(...)